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Today in Black America - July 28

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Today in Black History: NAACP stages a "Silent March" in 1917 along New York's Fifth Avenue to protest lynchings in the United States.

The New York Times


Senate Rejects Partial Health Law Repeal, 51-49, Derailing 7-Year Effort by G.O.P.

McCain Provides the Dramatic Finale: Thumb Down

G.O.P. Comes Up Short on Ideas, and Accomplishments

Scaramucci Stirs Up White House With Uncensored Rant

Wells Fargo Forced 800,000 to Buy Unneeded Insurance

Russia Seizes U.S. Sites in Retaliation for Sanctions Moves

Pentagon Says North Korea Launched a Ballistic Missile

Iran Reports Launch of Missile as U.S. Considers New Sanctions

With State Finances Shaky, Kansas Governor Prepares to Step Down


Her Daughter Was Killed by a Gang. She Has a Message for Trump.

City Violates Disabled Students’ Rights, Suit Claims

Activists want broader probe of man shot in back by police

Can a breakfast snack change lives? These Philly kids think so

Allentown mayor: Not guilty of corruption

Sources: Ex-Philly Mayor Goode was witness whom feds say Brady tried to influence

Philly schools ignore pervasive bullying of special ed students, federal complaint says

The Star-Ledger

Buyback collects 400 guns in first 2.5 hours in Trenton

Here's how N.J.'s largest university and hospital chain plan to change medicine

Broadening economic integration, affordable housing key to Newark growth | Opinion

What's next for Newark schools as local control looms

The Chicago Tribune

Mother pleads with police at fatal shooting on Near North Side, 'I need to touch my son'

5 shot in South Shore among 16 hit in city shootings

Suburban trustee resigns county commission post following anti-Muslim Facebook posts

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus backs zero incumbents in Cleveland elections, endorses Jeff Johnson for mayor

Group attacks Cleveland transgender resident with brick, wooden plank, posts video on Snapchat

Cleveland police officer acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed burglary suspect

The Los Angeles Times

Kern County sheriff's deputy arrested after probe into allegations he stole money from public

Majority of civilian oversight body wants L.A. County sheriff to stop flying drone

UC Irvine is under fire for rescinding 500 admission offers two months before fall term begins

The Detroit Free Press

Convicted former Detroit principal loses portion of pension

Appeals court reverses federal judge; says Flint water lawsuits can proceed

Detroit teachers ratify contract, will get 7% raise

The Washington Post

Senate fails to advance scaled-back version of the Affordable Care Act

Analysis: How key senators changed their positions to bring down bill

The night John McCain killed the GOP’s health-care fight

Enough about McCain. It was Collins, Murkowski and red-state Democrats who killed Trumpcare.

How a ham-handed phone call to Sen. Murkowski backfired

Turbulence at White House and Capitol as dysfunction in Washington reaches new depths

Trump’s war on inclusiveness is really a war on American reality

Russia to seize 2 U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for sanctions bill

Analysis: President Trump encourages violence yet again — this time by police

White House, business groups start major push to cut taxes

A Virginia school board votes to change name of J.E.B. Stuart High

USA Today

Trump administration ends low-income retirement savings plan

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